pg_filedump man page

pg_filedump — PostgreSQL heap/index/control file dumper

Synopsis

pg_filedump [-abcdfhixy] [-R startblock [endblock]] [-S blocksize] file

Description

Display formatted contents of a PostgreSQL heap/index/control file.

The following options are valid for heap and index files

-a
Display absolute addresses when formatting (Block header information is always block relative)
-b
Display binary block images within a range (Option will turn off all formatting options)
-d
Display formatted block content dump (Option will turn off all other formatting options)
-f
Display formatted block content dump along with interpretation
-h
Display this information
-i
Display interpreted item details
-R

Display specific block ranges within the file (Blocks are indexed from 0)

[startblock]: block to start at [endblock]: block to end at

A startblock without an endblock will format the single block

-S
Force block size to [blocksize]
-x
Force interpreted formatting of block items as index items
-y
Force interpreted formatting of block items as heap items

The following options are valid for control files

-c
Interpret the file listed as a control file
-f
Display formatted content dump along with interpretation
-S
Force block size to [blocksize]

Others

This manual page was generated from pg_filedump help output (-h) by help2man(1).

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <pgsql-bugs@postgresql.org>

Info

April 2014 pg_filedump 9.3.0 User Commands